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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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08/02/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Azure Pools & Spas earlier this year. Azure Pools & Spas is located at 810 Willow Glen Blvd. For more information contact them...
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08/02/2014
Top: Coburn’s Supply’s The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Coburn’s Supply’s new division earlier this year. Coburn’s Supply HVAC Division is located at 602 Woodward Ave...
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08/01/2014
The annual Pig Skins and Pearls luncheon was hosted Thursday at Squire Creek Country Club by the Louisiana Tech University athletics department in efforts to not only raise money for the Louisiana...
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08/01/2014
Local resident Maureen Hinton found out this morning that her stained-glass piece “Gone Fishin’” will be part of an exhibit traveling to several cities in Louisiana and Mississippi. “I’m so excited I...
08/01/2014
The Ruston Parks and Recreation Department will be holding the fifth annual K-9 Pool Party on Saturday and Sunday at the Municipal Pool on East Georgia Avenue. Dogs of various shapes, breeds, sizes...
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08/01/2014
A Ruston man was arrested on bank fraud charges Thursday afternoon. At 4:35 p.m. Tyrone Evan Beard, 37, of 812 E. California Ave., was arrested for bank fraud by the Ruston Police Department. Sgt....
08/01/2014
The Ruston Fire Department has received a $24,304 grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighter’s Program. The money, along with a 10 percent match from the city, will be...
08/01/2014
At approximately 1:35 a.m. today the Ruston Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1200th block of Eastland Avenue. According to RFD District Chief Tommie Woods the residence is expected to...
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07/31/2014
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Parish Police Juror Skip Russell was involved in a vehicle accident. The Ruston Fire Department/EMS, along with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and...
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07/31/2014
A man convicted for having indecent behavior with a juvenile has been sentenced. Judge Jay McCallum sentenced James Anthony Bell to serve 42 years at hard labor for 10 counts of indecent behavior...